Book, “55, Surprise,” Visionaire
This is a Book.
This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Smithsonian Libraries and Archives as part of Making Design: Recent Acquisitions.
Visionaire is an alternative, small-run publication based in New York. This particular issue, “55, Surprise,” was limited to 4,000 numbered copies. It consists of 11 pop-up volumes, each conceived by a different artist. This volume is entitled “Passing Winter”; the silver and white circles appear to be falling on the page, like snowflakes.
It is credited
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Library; N 6497 .V57 2008 CHMRU.
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Its dimensions are
L x W x D: 26 × 40.6 × 15.2 cm (10 1/4 in. × 16 in. × 6 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Making Design: Recent Acquisitions.